Birmingham keeping tabs on South African hitman Katlego Mphela

13 May 2010 09:51
Second City boy? Mphela is keen on a move to the Blues[LNB]Birmingham City have made checks on South Africa international striker Katlego Mphela. [LNB]The 25-year-old plays in South Africa for Mamelodi Sundowns and was the top scorer last season with 17 goals. [LNB]He said: 'They've made contact with my agent, they've sent some proposals and I think things are getting there. [LNB]'Birmingham are a very decent team, they play well and I think it will suit my style of play if I go there.'[LNB]Birmingham manager Alex McLeish, who has agreed a deal for goalkeeper Ben Foster from Manchester United, is weighing up several strikers though. [LNB]He has also made inquiries about Fulham's Bobby Zamora and West Ham United's £10m-rated Carlton Cole while talks with Rangers Kris Boyd are on-going.[LNB] Birmingham hope to hammer out deal for £10m-rated striker ColeHart happy to leave Birmingham in safe hands as Foster prepares to joinBIRMINGHAM CITY FC

Source: Daily_Mail